Son charged with shooting at dad's condo

July 30, 2008 9:18:06 AM PDT
A 40-year-old man has been charged with firing nine shotgun blasts into his father's Long Island condominium in an ongoing family dispute. Suffolk County police say Joseph Giardelli Jr. went to his father's home early Tuesday and began shooting. His father and stepmother were inside but were not injured.

Police say the son had recently moved out of his brother's home and was living in a van in the father's condo complex parking lot in Port Jefferson Station.

Giardelli was arrested without incident. He is charged with reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

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